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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.665 (Spring 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Arindam Dutta 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 4.665 Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate



    Spring 2002




    Course Highlights


    This course features a complete list of readings from the class, and a series of lecture notes which list all the images and precedents discussed in the class.


    Course Description


    This class, required of all Master of Architecture students, presents a critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of World War II. The aim is to present a historical understanding of the period, and to develop a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention will be paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present."

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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